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BIS Hallmark pdf
BRIEF ON HALLMARKING SCHEME
Gold has fascinated Indians from ancient times for reasons of its intrinsic value and reverence attached to it during auspicious occasions. Gold is also a popular investment choice for the vast population living in villages to keep them secured during times of need. Thus, to protect the consumer against adulteration and to obligate jewelers to maintain legal standards of purity, government mandated Bureau of Indian standards to start the Hallmarking scheme for gold in year 2000. The scheme for silver was later introduced in the year 2005.